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Christmas Spectacular

Ashford Sinfonia once again joined forces with Shepway Community Choir, Hythe Salvation Army Band and Steve Hawkins of Folkestone and Hythe Operatic and Dramatic Society in the annual Christmas Spectacular at The Tower Theatre, Shorncliffe. This is a peculiarly addictive … Continue reading

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AGM and Social Evening

This year we were blessed with a beautifully warm evening, and some summer sun, for our Social Meeting and AGM in the Chairman’s garden. Food and drink were contributed by all the members, and we started with sparkling wine on … Continue reading

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Summer Concert

On a beautiful Summer’s afternoon Ashford Sinfonia gathered for the final concert of the academic year in the lovely Chuch of St Mary the Virgin, Willesborough. The concert started with the March and Waltz from Benjamin Britten’s Matinées Musicales, which … Continue reading

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Social and AGM

Monday 18th at 7.00 p.m. at Yew Tree House, Ashford Road, Charing TN27 0EE. Hopefully it will be a sunny evening, and we will meet in the garden for a leisurely evening and our Annual General Meeting. We will need … Continue reading

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Summer Concert

Our Summer Concert will be at The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Willesborough on Sunday 17th July, meeting at 2.00 p.m. Several of the Sinfonia’s members will give performances, bracketed by a selection from Benjamin Britten’s settings of Rossini … Continue reading

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A new home

We have now finalised agreement to move our Monday evening meetings, and possibly our concerts, to the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Church Road, Willesborough. The team there were very welcoming, and the church has undergone extensive refurbishment during … Continue reading

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Christmas Concert

Bookings are now being taken at the Tower Theatre, Shorncliffe for this popular concert and are going like the proverbial hot cakes. To book Tel: 01303 223925 selecting 1 for Box Office – the concert is on December 20th at 6 … Continue reading

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Homework from Teacher…

I’m sure many of you have caught at least some of the proms. As part of my quest to listen to every concert this year (I’m already quite behind) I’ve just listened to prom 6 part 2, which concludes with … Continue reading

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Maestro’s musings on our July concert

This post comes to you from a sunbed by a pool on the Greek island of Crete. Having had a little too much sun the last couple of days I am staying in the shade today which allows me a … Continue reading

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Concert Review

It is a particularly British trait to downplay our achievements and to minimise our expectations of ourselves, and with such statements repeated to me (more than once!) in relation to Ashford Sinfonia, so I came to the concert on Sunday. … Continue reading

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